Criteria designed to drive continual progress
The comprehensive criteria in TCO Certified are designed to drive social and environmental sustainability throughout the product’s life cycle. To keep challenging the industry, we release a new generation of TCO Certified every three years. This allows us to address the most pressing sustainability challenges and stay current with the latest technology developments.
Science-based and open development process
The criteria in TCO Certified are science-based and are developed in an open process with our international network of stakeholders that includes users, buyers, brands, manufacturers, NGOs, researchers and subject matter experts. TCO Certified is classified as a Type 1 Ecolabel and our processes and verification meet the requirements in ISO 14024. TCO Development is impartial during the verification process and certified products must meet all criteria to qualify for TCO Certified.